Trip Planning

Trip planning really means food planning to us. When you're mapping out your route, turn to Chowhounds to help mark the best spots to stop for every meal (plus a few snacks and drinks in between).

Why You Should Always Take a Food Tour When You Travel

Making plans to travel may include things like buying airline tickets, making sure you have your passport, and booking a table at that restaurant everyone Instagrams. However, there is something else...

Casa Bigote, San Lucar de Barrameda, - Updates?

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by felix the hound 1 day ago

Many years ago we had a memorable almuerzo at Casa Bigote in San Lucar de Barrameda. We were wondering if there have been any significant changes in its status and whether it would be open in March...


New Orleans in March - Dinner Decisions Help!

by hchambers86 4 days ago

Hi Chowhounders! My husband I will be making our first (and way too short) trip to Nola in March. I'm a restaurant owner in NY and given it's our first visit, want to focus on having true New O...


Washington DC spingbreak trip

by toklife 1 day ago

We are going for a 5 day trip to Washington DC at the beginning of March, 11-year-old and myself. We will be staying near Rosslyn and Courthouse in Arlington VA and I would really appreciate sugges...

Looking for Florence Restaurant Recommendations

by LABeam 9 days ago

I would appreciate updated Florence recommendations and critique of my choices. Our 5th trip to Florence, some of the past favourites were Buca Dell' Orafo, Taverna Del Bronzino, Il Guscio. We ar...

Feedback on Feb. 2020 Singapore Itinerary

by smiles33 2 months ago

My family of 4 heads to Singapore in a month and we love to eat. I've been perusing Chowhound and reading travel bloggers and would love some feedback and additional tips. My younger DD and I love...

Palm Beach County

by dcbbq 20 days ago

I just started a search of "Palm Beach" and the first thing that came up was 12 years old. I scrolled down and saw nothing newer than 8 years, so let's start something new: what's new? As alway...

Recommendations for Branson, Missouri

by ferrett1 1 day ago

We will be in Branson with two friends in about a month and wondered if there are any great restaurants that you can recommend?. Not interested in Mexican but pretty much anything else.

Valentines Weekend in Paris

by NYCmike 1 month ago

I'm heading over next month with my wife for 3 nights, 4 days. We are staying at the Hôtel Esprit Saint Germain and were hoping you might be able to help guide us towards some decent dinners in tha...


Paris Restaurant Advice for May Trip

by snliz 4 days ago

Hi, I was hoping to get some suggestions for a trip I'm planning for four adults in May. Most of us have't been to France for a decade, so we're very excited! We'll be staying around the Republique...

New Penn Quarter (or at least NW) suggestions?

by LulusMom 9 days ago

Hi, I'm from DC, and still visit fairly frequently, but tend to go to the same restaurants each time. We're coming up to spend Spring Break there, and will be staying at a rental in the Penn Quarte...


Trad + Splurge Meal Options in Paris

by JonMcIntosh 5 days ago

Hi everyone! Brand new to the forum here, but love reading the advice doled out by many local experts. My wife and I are headed to Paris for the first time for a short 3 day/3 night trip, sta...

Nine Days in (and around) Merida

by erica 3 months ago

I rented a house in Merida for 9 nights in early January. Now that the time has come to look at airline tickets, I am wondering if this is too long a time to stay in the city, and whether or not I...

Winter Holidays 2020 trip planning: Where to go for hearty delicious food?

by smiles33 2 months ago

We just returned from a 2 week trip to France (Paris and Aix-en-Provence) and I'm already thinking about where to spend next winter break 2020. I know this is not an ideal time to travel because of...

Easter Sunday and Monday in Rome

by AWG 4 days ago

I am arriving in Rome on Easter Sunday and spending 5 nights there. We are staying near the Jewish Ghetto. Prefer dinners close to our home base. For Tuesday through Thursday I have decided on Pipe...

Dayton OH

by rtv 5 days ago

Its been over a year since any posts about Dayton. Planning a visit soon. Any restaurants that fit the category "if you have only one dinner in Dayton this is the place"? (any tips on hotels are...

Where to Eat near I-95

by dcbbq 2 months ago

Ten years ago there were a number of discussions about non-chain places to eat close enough to I-95 to be realistic options. There have been few discussions since then, even though I-95 is as crow...

Taste of Paris

by TrishUntrapped 12 days ago

While checking out events that are happening in Paris in our upcoming visit in May, I discovered the Taste of Paris event which is happening at the Grand Palais. At first blush, it sounds fun. Has ...

New Haven, esp on Sun.

by Joanie 28 days ago

Going to New Haven on Feb. 15 and 16 and finding that a lot of places are closed on Sun. Was thinking that would be a good day for slightly nicer food since Sat. we'll be hitting diners, dogs and j...

Best Restaurant for Dungeness Crab

by honeybrook_99 12 days ago

Hi again! I have been told we will be missing crab season on our vacation in July but it was suggested that great crab can still be had- if we chose the right restaurant. One maybe with live tanks?...

Paris restaurants/boulangeries/marches

by smaointe 24 days ago

Going to Paris this May for 8 nights (broken up by a weekend visit to Strasbourg). Celebrating my 40th bday year, which happens to be next month. There will be three of us. I've built up a list of ...